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Help Wanted: Where to Volunteer in San Diego

Use this handy chart to decide where to volunteer!


San Diego Youth Services

Programs and resources to prevent at-risk young adults from becoming homeless, including counseling and housing.

Elizabeth Hospice

Medical and emotional support for the seriously ill and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Project Wildlife

One of the largest wildlife rehabilitation organizations in the country.

Dream Rider Equestrian Therapy

Uses specially trained ponies and horses for therapeutic riding programs for children with special needs and recovering breast cancer patients.

San Diego River Park Foundation

Protects and enhances the San Diego River as a habitat and a place for recreation.

San Diego Coastkeeper

Just celebrated its 20th year protecting and restoring fishable, swimmable, and drinkable waters in San Diego County.

KPBS Radio Reading Service

Did you know our public radio station broadcasts newspaper, book, and magazine readings for the vision impaired? The publications are all read aloud by volunteers.

San Diego History Center

Everything you want to know about San Diego’s past can be found at the History Center in Balboa Park. Volunteers help archive historical documents.

Women’s Museum of California

This hidden gem in Liberty Station has exhibits and displays on women’s history, sponsors lecture series, and develops cultural events.

Just Call Us Volunteers

This group brings professional chefs and volunteers together to prep, cook, and serve meals to San Diego’s homeless.

Charity Wings Art & Craft Center

Volunteer teachers help the disabled, low-income families, and veterans create art and craft projects at free weekly classes.

Wounded Warrior Homes

Provides post-9/11 combat veterans who have PTSD with transitional housing. Volunteers help fix the houses and properties.

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